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Grand Coteau in Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Academy of the Sacred Heart

 
 
Academy of the Sacred Heart Marker image. Click for full size.
By Matthew John Bridges, June 2, 2009
1. Academy of the Sacred Heart Marker
Inscription. Second oldest institution of learning in Louisiana, opened in 1821 by Mother Audé and Sister Layton, Religious of the Sacred Heart. The Society was brought to America in 1818 by Blessed Philippine Duchesne.
 
Location. 30° 25.785′ N, 92° 2.33′ W. Marker is in Grand Coteau, Louisiana, in Saint Landry Parish. Marker is on Academy Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grand Coteau LA 70541, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grand Coteau (approx. 1.2 miles away); Confederate Mass Grave (approx. 3.3 miles away); Semmes Battery (approx. 4˝ miles away); Battle of Opelousas (approx. 5˝ miles away); Site of Bowie Residence (approx. 6˝ miles away); Opelousas Colored School (approx. 7.3 miles away); St. Joseph Methodist Church for Colored People (approx. 7.3 miles away); Whiteville School House (approx. 7.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Education
 
Academy of the Sacred Heart image. Click for full size.
By Matthew John Bridges, June 2, 2009
2. Academy of the Sacred Heart
Academy of the Sacred Heart in 1969 image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 1969
3. Academy of the Sacred Heart in 1969
Live oaks across the road from Sacred Heart image. Click for full size.
By Matthew John Bridges, June 2, 2009
4. Live oaks across the road from Sacred Heart
Academy of the Sacred Heart Marker image. Click for more information.
By Lester Jones, Photographer, February 2, 1940
5. Academy of the Sacred Heart Marker
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
HABS LA,49-GRANC,1-
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 17, 2009, by Matthew John Bridges of Slidell, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 1,482 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 17, 2009, by Matthew John Bridges of Slidell, Louisiana.   3. submitted on August 13, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   4. submitted on June 17, 2009, by Matthew John Bridges of Slidell, Louisiana.   5. submitted on June 20, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A wide view photo of the marker and the surrounding area in context. • Can you help?
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